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international union. jim hoffa is president of the international brotherhood of teamsters. and lee saunders is president of the american federation of state, county and municipal employees. welcome, all three, to the newshour. lee saunders, let me start with you. on this labor day at a time when too many americans are out of work, how healthy is organized labor? >> we have taken our hits over the past two and three years especially in the public sector where we've had very, very right wing conservative governors steal our voices away from us, take collective bargaining away from us in wisconsin. scott walker limited our right to bargain and have a union. john kay sick tried to do the same thing in ohio. we were able to beat him back by more than a 2-to-1 margin. what doing now is mobilizing, organizing and educating our members. this is possibly the most important election organized labor has been faced with for many many years. we've under attack like never before and we have to fight back. >> ifill: mr. hoffa, here we are in north carolina, probably the least unionized state in the countr
of jimmy hoffa's body. they will take soil samples from the ground beneath a driveway after a man told them he believes he witnessed hoffa's burial 35 years ago. there have been a number of searches for hoffa since the teamster leader disappeared in 1975. an enduring mystery there. wow. >>> what has four wheels and fleas? well, take a look at this. dogs competing in stroller races in a california backyard. other dogs are their hapless passengers. the four canines live with the same california family. >> they need more maneuverable strollers there. but that's not all they can do. this talented crew, races on scooters and kiddie cars with more crashes than bumpers car. their owner says they're all total clowns and having fun. look at those wagging tails. you can see, the proof is in the pudding. >> that is cute video. >>> all right. coming up next, she made magic and millions, almost a billion from the harry potter series for kids. but now will j.k. rowling reel in their parents. we'll hear from the author as she prepares to release her first book for adults. >>> also coming up, a food fight
jimmy hoffa disappeared a brand new search for the teamster's body. where police are now looking and what sparked this whole search. we're live with that story just ahead. >>> plus college debt is spiraling out of control. it reached a brand new record. what is behind the increase and who will get hit the hardest next? [ female announcer ] they can be enlightening. hey, bro. or engaging. conversations help us learn and grow. at wells fargo, we believe you can never underestimate the power of a conversation. it's this exchange of ideas that helps you move ahead with confidence. so when the conversation turns to your financial goals... turn to us. if you need anything else, let me know. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. together we'll go far. [ female announcer ] wells fargo. and every day since, two years ago, the people of bp made a commitment to the gulf. we've worked hard to keep it. bp has paid over twenty-three billion dollars to help people and businesses who were affected, and to cover cleanup costs. today, the beaches and gulf are open for everyone to enjoy -- and many are
of union boss jimmy hoffa? a credible tip leading michigan police to a house in roseville where his body may be buried under the driveway. police will be out there tomorrow to dig and take soil samples. hoffa, who led teamsters, went miss not guilty july, 1975. >> brian: we can't bring him back. why are we trying to find his dead body? >>> we've showed you teens at a kansas high school launching a lunchroom revolt against the obama administration's new calorie limits. ♪ tonight we are hungry ♪ . >> gretchen: the usda says it has a solution. putting the blame on parents for not giving them snacks. many people outraged over new cafeteria regulations that only allow high schoolers 850 calories. those are your headlines. >> brian: always goes back to the parents. >> steve: of course, blame the parents. teachers, no problem. moving on, iran's nuclear program will be front and center when benjamin netanyahu takes the floor at the united nations general assembly. david lee miller is out in the rain on the east side of manhattan and joins us live. good morning to you. >> good morning to you.
hoffa. father of the current teamster president jim hoffa. and there have been four different attempts to find his body. there was first a rumor he had been kidnapped taken up in an airplane and pushed out over the great lakes. of course, some people still believe he's buried in the end zone of the giants stadium in new jersey. back in 2004, they tore up a detroit home because somebody had tipped them off that the floorboards -- he might have been buried under the floorboards of the home. in 2006, remember they tore down a horse barn in michigan on a tip that he was buried there. now, the latest tip is that he's buried in the driveway of a home in roseville michigan. and allegedly the owner of the -- the previous owner of the home had some ties to the mafia so today in roseville michigan, they're actually going to dig up this driveway thinking that maybe the body of james hoffa is located underneath the driveway. why don't they just give it up? right? and who's paying for all of this? tore down a horse barn and anot
president james hoffa. he spoke earlier this week of the national press club for about an hour. [gavel] >> good afternoon and welcome to the national press club. my name is theresa werner and i am the president. and we are the leading organization for a journalist. we are committed to our program while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information, visit our web site, www.press.org. to donate to programs through the press club please visit press.org.institute. on behalf of our members worldwide, i'd like to welcome our speakers. the head table includes guests of our speaker as well as working journalists who are club members. if you hear applause, note that the general audience is attending so it's not a lack of journalistic objectivity. i'd like to welcome our c-span and public radio guests. our luncheons are featured on our member-produced weekly podcast from the national press club available on i tunes. you also can follow the action on twitter, using# npclunch. after our guest speech concludes, we'll have a q&a and i'll ask as many questions as time permits. i'd like to in
refs. >>> soil samples from a detroit area backia are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. police removed soil and clay in a search for any evidence of human remains. >>> and out west they're calling it carmageddon 2 in los angeles. traffic is expected to be snarled through the weekend as a ten-mile stretch of the 405 freeway is being closed to rebuild a bridge there. >>> and former "new york times" publisher arthur solzberger has died. sulzberger's family bought the times in 1896. he ran the paper himself for more than three decades. arthur sulzberger was 86 years old. >>> a local race caught our attention this week. it's going down in iowa there is a heavy campaign to unseat state supreme court justice david wiggins. wiggins is one of the seven iowa justices who took part in the 2009 decision legalizing same-sex marriage in this state. now national republican figures have joined the no wiggins tour as it's being dubbed to urge voters to replace wiggins. three other justices were ousted by a similar campaign back in 2010. why does a race to unseat a judge in iowa ha
because they think jimmy hoffa -- >> what? >> yes. collecting soil samples under the driveway of a house, they started in roseville, michigan, and an informant claims he saw a body buried there around the time jimmy hoffa disappeared july 30th, 1975. i always look when i go to a giants game or a jets game i think he's somewhere -- >> on one of the end zones. >> on one of the end zones or in a parking lot. >> wow. >> bringing us the real news. >> ground penetrating radar indicates something about two feet below the driveway. the soil samples will be sent to michigan state university to see if human remains are found. >> where did they get the tip, though? >> they did get a tip from someone that a body had been buried. but this guy has been missing for -- were you even born in 1975? >> i was not. >> not even born. >> not even born. >> not on the planet. >> i've heard the stories, i've seen lots of things but i was not around. >> all right. well, you want to see some other news? you want to see the wall green news is what you're interested in? >> tell me about it. >> quarter 30 profits 63 c
to a reporter. >>> backyard soil samples in detroit are being tested to see if jimmy hoffa is buried there. >>> a renoir painting bought at a flea market just for $7 will not go on auction this weekend as planned. that was because authorities say it was stolen more than 60 years ago. the fbi is trying to find out who pilfered that piece. >>> and the pet cemetery in a new york city suburb has become the first animal burial ground to be listed on the national register of historic places. the hartsdale cemetery is being recognized for its architect and social history. those are your top five headlines. >>> president obama and mitt romney will finally be facing each other in an arena that has seen some of the best and worst performances from our presidential candidates and their running mates. >> there is no soviet domination of eastern europe and there never will be under a ford administration. >> there you go again. are you better off than you were four years ago? >> senator, you're no jack kennedy. >> who am i? why am i here? >> that last one went on to "snl" infamy. joining me is nbc news
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